Wales Coast Path
From Chepstow you can follow the Wales Coast Path for 870 miles (1, 370 km) to the border with England in the north. Two marker stones, one of local Pennant sand stone and the other of Halkyn marble from Flintshire, mark the start point near the Old Town Bridge not far from the castle. Here you can also see a ceramic map on the pavement depicting the whole of the Wales Coast Path and Offa's Dyke Path Trail.
At just over thirteen and a half miles (21.91km) the Path here provides a relatively easy walking experience with the only really steep parts in the town.
The Path leaves the bank of the Wye River, travels inland to meet the Severn Estuary then follows the sea wall to the picnic site at Blackrock. it carries on past the Victorian Severn Tunnel pumping station at Sudbrook and cuts through the Iron Age fort there.
The shoreline on the Severn Estuary is very important for wildfowl and some stretches are so valuable that the Path goes inland to accommodate them. The Path is carried on the top of the sea wall through continuous farm land to the border with Newport and on into the village of Goldcliff.
Chepstow to Sudbrook Section